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11-04-2006, 06:17 PM
Fever - drink coconut water (within room temperature)

Cough - drink and sip pineapple juice.

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Jose Mourinho
11-04-2006, 09:46 PM
Small cuts and wounds - Rub (not eat) with Aloe Vera leaf.

11-04-2006, 09:46 PM
What I am about to tell you, I swear that I am not making it up or trying to be disgusting. I saw this on a japanese program. So this is what I have to tell.......

For fever, cut a section of fresh leek. Yes, the kind you can buy at the market. Stick that leek into the patient's rear end, but not entirely, ok? wait for a moment, then remove. It seems that the juices from the leek will enter the body and reduce the fever. It works like a suppository.
I tell you, I am not kidding. I saw it on TV a while back. I am not a Doctor okay? Dont hold this against me if it doesn't work for you. I am just telling it as i saw it.

11-04-2006, 11:24 PM
flus and colds- echinacea extract, cranberry juice

coughs and mildly irritated throats- honey

frm my mum..

11-04-2006, 11:27 PM
beginning of sore throat - gurgle with salt water & thereafter drink lots & lots of water

bad breath - drink lots and lots of water (may not be for all cases)

11-04-2006, 11:52 PM
beginning of sore throat - gurgle with salt water & thereafter drink lots & lots of water

bad breath - drink lots and lots of water (may not be for all cases)

bad breath - gorgle with baking soda or salt + water
foot odour - sprinkle some baking soda in the shoes before wearing, during weekend put on warm cover weather, don't expose to sun (leather shoes) to kill bacteria.
- soak with baking soda + water( luke warm water)

11-04-2006, 11:59 PM
When my cough don't subside after a week or so I'll go hunting for DURIANS :D
Somehow the consumption of 3 or 4 seeds of durian dries out the phelgm leaving the throat dry n tickle free. Must drink aplenty of water also , otherwise sore throat would take over.

12-04-2006, 12:01 AM
durian kah, take plenty of cool water before eating durian, or after durian, take the shell with some salt lah...... sure "kou tim"...

12-04-2006, 09:25 AM
Feel heaty? drink 100plus mixed with water, ratio 50:50 ;)

12-04-2006, 09:51 AM
best and cheap moisturizer....mayonnaise :D

12-04-2006, 09:55 AM
best and cheap moisturizer....mayonnaise :D

Where got cheap?? The cheapest I think, is still water, water, water ... :D

12-04-2006, 09:58 AM
best and cheap moisturizer....mayonnaise :D

Can I use the ones found in McChicken? Convenient if can.

12-04-2006, 10:04 AM
Can I use the ones found in McChicken? Convenient if can.
men no need moisturizer wan...

12-04-2006, 10:08 AM
men no need moisturizer wan...

I wonder why.

12-04-2006, 04:02 PM
Lemon Masque

Lemon juices 10cc
Flour 60gm
Cold water 50cc

Mix the above together to mud, apply evenly on face for 30 minutes, rinse with water, advisable 1 weeks twice.

Purpose - Whitening lighten dark spot

Green Papaya Masque

Green apple - 1
Flour - 10gm

Remove seed, blend into juices, and mix with flour to mud, apply to face, rinse after 15 minutes with luke warmth water

Purpose : Reduce skin darkness

13-04-2006, 02:32 PM
To whiten you teeth

brush with baking soda, result is immediate after few days, trust me, you don't have to see dentist every half yearly for cleaning, if you use this regularly.

a friend who smoke have many yellowish teeth , after a week, his friend ask why a sudden he realise teeth cleaning is important, he say nothing but it cost less to have teeth cleaning with baking soda rather than any commercial toothpaste

13-04-2006, 09:56 PM
Sugar cane

- good for reduce heat during summer, but prefer freshly extract.

- Sugar cane skin (1/2 kilo) + 3 litre of water, boil in slow cooker for 2 hours, filter and serve in cold or hot - could be good replacement sugar intake for diabetic patient and kids with rashes during fever.

- During pregnancy women tend to vomit for the first 3 months, could use sugar cane ginger soup to relief vomit.

300cc sugar cane juices (freshly extract) + old ginger 3 slices, slow cook 15 minutes, filter and drink.

13-04-2006, 10:59 PM

Fruit to eat - with a lot of Vit A and C

Tomato,Sunkist orange, kiwi, guava, papaya, lemon, pineapple, mango, cherry, strawberry, pear, olive

Fruit to prevent - when fever with cough


Fruit to prevent - when Fever, Sore throat or throat swallen

Lychee, longan, durian

13-04-2006, 11:08 PM
Back Pain

Joint pain - Eat fruit with calcium

Olive, longan, red dates, kiwi, watermelon, pear, orange, strawberry, grapefruit. drink some fruit wine to relise pay, ease the blood circulation.

Fruit to Prevent - High in gluscose will double the digest of Vitamin B in body, and make the muslce and joint pain more seriuos.

Banana, Honey Due, Grape, Durian, Longan, Lychee

13-04-2006, 11:18 PM
High in Cholestrol

Fruit to eat - with Vita A and potassium

Olive, watermelon, honey due, red dates, banana, kiwi, mangoesteen, orange, grape, grapefruit, mango, almond, passimon, coconut juice

Fruit to avoid

Coconut meat

14-04-2006, 11:36 AM
Winnie, how come drinkin' coconut water is good but need to avoid this coconut meat? Isn't it the same ar? :confused:

I really dunno bout all this. :o

14-04-2006, 11:39 AM
Err...would appreciate this very very much...would there be any natural remedy or recommendation...to comfort a sleepless n crying baby at night...anyone please help...!

14-04-2006, 11:58 AM
Err...would appreciate this very very much...would there be any natural remedy or recommendation...to comfort a sleepless n crying baby at night...anyone please help...!

You planning to have baby soon ar Orchi? :D Rub yuyi oil on the baby as one forummer suggested last year.

14-04-2006, 12:06 PM
Err...dear JackRyan:)...obviously n absolutely not for Orchi la...

The 1st time parents have got this problem...asking for help...err...does that YuYi oilment really works for you...?

Please advice...TQ:)

14-04-2006, 12:09 PM
The 1st time parents have got this problem...asking for help...err...does that YuYi oilment really works for you...?

Please advice...TQ:)

I didn't really require that, though I got it on standby. I've heard good reviews on this potion though.

14-04-2006, 03:24 PM
Gout (tong feng in chinese) - too much uric accid in the blood, tissues, urine

Fruit to eat

Pineapple, Cherry juices, celery juice diluted with distilled water, blueberries, strawberries to neutralize uric acid

Fruit to avoid- Avoid eating sweet fruit that would increase the glucose to produce more urine acid

Lychee, Longan, Durain, sugar cane, grapes, honey due, banana, coconut meat

14-04-2006, 04:41 PM
Winnie, how come drinkin' coconut water is good but need to avoid this coconut meat? Isn't it the same ar? :confused:

I really dunno bout all this. :o
kokomo, coconut juices is cooling but meat is neutral.

14-04-2006, 06:48 PM
thanks for the tips , Winnie! ;)

Orchi, wanna stop the baby from cryin' must know what is their needs ma .. if hungry then feed them milk, if pampers dirty then change them only, if they cry and u hv tried all above .. jz giv them a tiny tube of brandy will do a good job! :D

Can recommend you another product which is the Grape Water! Can get it from Pharmacy .. ie guardian / chinese medicine shop .. :)

14-04-2006, 08:27 PM

can be a ready-to-be-father....

if a baby is crying and after trying the above, baby could be teething - not feeling well, not eating well with sliver from the mouth.....

basically the teething biscuit should be alright for the baby, otherwise add food with some powder calcium, let the baby take some ice-cream could soothe her well.

i found yuyi oil is a bit too hot, i bought the minyak telon, from malay store who sell jamu, soap and traditional medicine n oilment.

check if baby private part , if rashes, drapolene should help grab from any pharmacy

15-04-2006, 08:48 AM
:eek: Huh!?!? You kiddin' me ar Winnie .. I'm not ready for any father like thingy now ...

Anyway, yuyi oil should not apply on your palm then rub on the baby .. jz a small drop would be good enuff .. babies are not adults .. so dun apply those oilment wif your whole palm la ..

yes, drapolene or calamine cream is good for baby skin if they hv rashes .. dun hv also apply only .. no harm done to them but only to prevent their private area from gettin' rashes ..

15-04-2006, 12:42 PM
:D kokomo,

when i need a temporary baby sitter, i know where to get one...... :p :p

15-04-2006, 01:12 PM
Haha .. Winnie, my mom has been babysitting for more than 10 yrs la .. sure I know a lil bit bout all this. Don't worry, baby girls all usually very attached to me punya .. until they dowan their mom anymore! hehehe .. :p

15-04-2006, 03:11 PM

I could still recall when I was around 4 to 5 years old, I enjoy seeing baby myself, and I end up being a back up person to my grandmom who babysit many baby with her....., I escort them to big field, (do more exercise), I feed them, I help changing napkin .... (with pin - that hurt me always...), I cuddle them, I pull them with stroller (in within the house)....... that 's a wonderful moment......

I like babies.....

15-04-2006, 03:41 PM
I don't really like to be around wif small kids .. cos once they stick to you .. its like a magnet. Esp notty ones .. it drives me up the wall :eek:

Errr .. winnie, I think we've already side-track out of your own thread la ... :eek: :D

15-04-2006, 03:55 PM

Fruit to take - Low in sugar

Tomato, kiwi, guava, peach, dragonfruit, pear, avocado

Fruit not to take - High in sugar

Banana, honey due, grape, durian, longan, lychee

15-04-2006, 03:59 PM

Fruit to take

Apple, grapefruit, watermelon, sunkist, pear, plum

Fruit with high enzymes

Pineapple, papaya

Fruit with moisture effort


Fruit not to take

guava, lychee, longan, durian, chestnut

16-04-2006, 10:21 PM
Papaya with beef

The next time when boiling beef stock, try add in some papaya as it could help to break up the protein with the extra enzymes .

Loss Weigh - Papaya

If you'd been eating too much of meat yesterday, wanted to loss weigh the next day, you could try pineapple and papaya.

Both fruit have a lot of enzymes to break the protein easily.

After consume above fruit, advisable "to starve" for about two hours to ease the break down of protein.

Let the intestine work the thing up simple and better.

16-04-2006, 10:24 PM
Dry coughing

100 pieces of papaya seed,
10-20gm of chan pei (from chinese medicine shop)
750cc water

boil above ingredient, simmer with lower flame for 20 minutes. remove the ingredient and enjoy the soup only

16-04-2006, 10:28 PM
Pregnant women - water retention and reduce heatiness n detoxification

80gm green bean (lok dou)
40gm red bean (hong dou)

boil and simmer the above until minced, add in 60cc sugar cane juice (to replace with sugar)

17-04-2006, 01:35 AM
Winnie, just out of my curiousity .. where u go get all these remedies ar? So many remedies here that you've been posting ... :confused:

17-04-2006, 09:54 AM
Food as Medicine

Eat plenty of fish -- fish oil helps prevent headaches.
So does ginger, which reduces inflammation and pain.

Eat lots of yogurt before pollen season.
Also-eat honey from your area (local region) daily.

Prevent buildup of fatty deposits on artery walls with regular doses of tea. (actually, tea suppresses my appetite and keeps the pounds from invading....Green tea is great for our immune system)!

Use honey as a tranquilizer and sedative.

Eating onions helps ease constriction of bronchial tubes. (when I was young, my mother would make onion packs to place on our chest, helped the respiratory ailments and actually made us breathe better).

Salmon, tuna, mackerel and sardines actually prevent arthritis. (fish has omega oils, good for our immune system)

Bananas will settle an upset stomach.
Ginger will cure morning sickness and nausea.

High-acid cranberry juice controls harmful bacteria.

Bone fractures and osteoporosis can be prevented by the manganese in pineapple.

Women can ward off the effects of PMS with cornflakes, which help reduce depression, anxiety and fatigue.

Oysters help improve your mental functioning by supplying much-needed zinc.

Clear up that stuffy head with garlic. (remember, garlic lowers cholesterol, too.)

A substance similar to that found in the cough syrups is found in hot red pepper. Use red (cayenne) pepper with caution-it can irritate your tummy.

BREAST CANCER? EAT Wheat, bran and cabbage
Helps to maintain estrogen at healthy levels.

A good antidote is beta carotene, a form of Vitamin A found in dark green and orange vegetables.

Cabbage contains chemicals that help heal both gastric and duodenal ulcers.

Grate an apple with its skin, let it turn brown and eat it to cure this condition. (Bananas are good for this ailment)

Mono unsaturated fat in avocados lowers cholesterol.

Olive oil has been shown to lower blood pressure.
Celery contains a chemical that lowers pressure too.

The chromium in broccoli and peanuts helps regulate insulin and blood sugar.

Kiwi: Tiny but mighty. This is a good source of potassium, magnesium, Vitamin E &fiber. It's Vitamin C content is twice that of an orange.

Apple: An apple a day keeps the doctor away? Although an apple has a low Vitamin C content, it has antioxidants &flavonoids which enhances the activity of Vitamin C thereby helping to lower the risks of colon cancer, heart attack & stroke.

Strawberry: Protective fruit. Strawberries have the highest total antioxidant power among major fruits &protects the body from cancer causing, blood vessels clogging free radicals. (Actually, any berry is good for you..they're high in anti-oxidants and they actually keep us young.........blueberries are the best and very versatile in the health field........they get rid of all the free-radicals that invade our bodies)

Orange: Sweetest medicine. Taking 2 - 4 oranges a day may help keep colds away, lower cholesterol, prevent & dissolve kidney stones as well as lessen the risk of colon cancer.

Watermelon: Coolest Thirst Quencher. Composed of 92% water, it is also packed with a giant dose of glutathione which helps boost our immune system. They are also a key source of lycopene - the cancer fighting oxidant. Other nutrients
found in watermelon are Vitamin C &Potassium. (watermelon also has natural substances [natural SPF sources] that keep our skin healthy, protecting our skin from those darn suv rays)

Guava &Papaya: Top awards for Vitamin C. They are the clear winners for their high Vitamin C content. Guava is also rich in fiber which helps prevent constipation.

Papaya is rich in carotene, this is good for your eyes. (also good for gas and indigestion)

Tomatoes are very good as a preventative measure for men, keeps those prostrate problems from invading their bodies

17-04-2006, 10:20 AM
Winnie, just out of my curiousity .. where u go get all these remedies ar? So many remedies here that you've been posting ... :confused:
from a book, from my own note, i am only interest in these topic...... self improvement mah

17-04-2006, 10:24 AM
Aiseh, I think if you don't work as sensei ar ... then it's a waste la .. u know all these herbs and stuff like that .. home-made sinsei .. hehe .. :D

17-04-2006, 10:32 AM
Err...thank you guys for your painstaking contributions here...but Orchi has these to ask...to see if there is any natural remedy which may be effective n beneficial...TQ:)

1. Problems getting to sleep for middle aged n elder adults.
2. Grey hair
3. long sighted vision
4. Arthritis
5. loss of appetite
6. ED

17-04-2006, 10:36 AM
Err...thank you guys for your painstaking contributions here...but Orchi has these to ask...to see if there is any natural remedy which may be effective n beneficial...TQ:)

1. Problems getting to sleep for middle aged n elder adults. - refer to above ..
2. Grey hair - juz dye your hair black! :cool:
3. long sighted vision - go country barn, eyesight sure to improve :p
4. Arthritis - refer to my posting earlier ..
5. loss of appetite - mix wif kokomo, then u'll hv good appetite! :D
6. ED - :confused:

Orchi aka. SIFU .. I believe I've answered all your questions well enuff .. hehe .. ;)

17-04-2006, 11:59 AM
Aiseh, I think if you don't work as sensei ar ... then it's a waste la .. u know all these herbs and stuff like that .. home-made sinsei .. hehe .. :D
kokomo, i can't be sinsei but a mother, a wife, a daughter in law only...

17-04-2006, 12:16 PM
Smooth skin texture

5 gm Royal Jelly
150 cc sugar cane juices

Drink frequently to receive double effect.

17-04-2006, 12:32 PM
Usage of Water melon skin

to reduce heatiness, flash extra water from body.

1) use the inner white portion of skin, shred well, use rough salt to soak 10 minutes until watery, rinse and set dry, put some sugar, vinegar, put in freezer for a day before consume.

to relief pain cause by sun burn

2) use the water melon skin (put in freezer) cut into pieces and apply to expose skin (cause by sunshine), face or body.

17-04-2006, 12:36 PM
Golden Lime

Wash and clean, pat dry, sprinkle some salt and put in freezer for 10 days. In anytime after meal, feel stomach upset, take 2 golden lime, squeeze dry, mix with warm water to ease the stomach upset.

17-04-2006, 12:45 PM
Winnie, I think you forgot to post out your kacang hijau remedies for white spot / panau!!! hehe ... :D

17-04-2006, 12:49 PM
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excellent taste for melon with parma bacon (from italy)

17-04-2006, 01:29 PM
Believe it or not but smoking reduces my asthma attacks.

17-04-2006, 05:03 PM
Believe it or not but smoking reduces my asthma attacks.

Eve, smokers called those ciggy "oxygen" ma .. so that's why you don't hv asthma la ... but then taking too much of it can feel chest pain also .. :(

17-04-2006, 05:59 PM
Winnie, I think you forgot to post out your kacang hijau remedies for white spot / panau!!! hehe ... :D
I posted many times under other thread discussion..... but since you mention....

Kacang hijau - exfoliate skin

Blend or minced green bean into powder form (talcum powder form), mixed with water until it form gum, slowly massage you face, body to exfoliate your skin the natural way.

18-04-2006, 01:20 PM
Winnie, can i use the kacang hijau for th pimples on my chest? I've tried everything but the buggers still refuses to go away :(

18-04-2006, 03:34 PM
Winnie, can i use the kacang hijau for th pimples on my chest? I've tried everything but the buggers still refuses to go away :(

Eve, try ciggy ashes la ... or ciggy butts .. hehe .. since you said smoking can help u prevent ur asthma attack! :p

18-04-2006, 04:00 PM
Err...so it seems there is still no natural cure or remedy for ED eh?

Err...also long sighted vision...grey hair n loss of appetite... :(

18-04-2006, 04:01 PM
Eve, try ciggy ashes la ... or ciggy butts .. hehe .. since you said smoking can help u prevent ur asthma attack! :p

Yeah yeah.... :cool:

18-04-2006, 05:23 PM
Err...so it seems there is still no natural cure or remedy for ED eh?

Err...also long sighted vision...grey hair n loss of appetite... :(

Orchi, some say best cure for all tis to let lessen the burden we hv over our shoulder and carried on wif a happy living .. ;)

18-04-2006, 09:06 PM
Winnie, can i use the kacang hijau for th pimples on my chest? I've tried everything but the buggers still refuses to go away :(
Drink kacang hijau soup often, this will gone forever.....

KACANG hijau would act as cleanser to your whole body....

If you have asthma, try avoid some cooling veggie or fruit, white radish, orange, watermelon ,coconut juices .

It's not pimples on chest or back, it's a kind of toxic in your body..... again, kacang hijau should basically solve your problem.... as you can't take cooling thing such as above, no ice-cream, no ice drink...... try warm water....

18-04-2006, 09:15 PM
Orchi San

Anything about eyes problem, could drink carrot juice + milk often, home made is perfect, the one you buy from hawker stall is all with additional gula wan... until you body get yellowish, stop a few days, but 1 cup a day is good, keep it up to few month to see the effect.

If you so "kan cheong" everyday, no only ED problem that you have, you would have ton of problem that man afraid of.......ok - Nothing need your immediate attention, take your time, relax, do it the most relax way...... Stop by , bought a bunch of flower to your wifey, and etc..... you are man, who should know all about this well mah...

Grey hair, change your intake of oil to what other suggest, go olive oil, go sesame oil, no changes immediately but at least it take 1/2 year to see the difference.

No appetide, change to sweet potato for your breakfast, lunch and dinner, you would be damn hungry liao 3 pieces per meal (can add in some protein powder drink with the intake of Vit B, the essential for new hair grow) no meat ok

No guarantee 100% satisfaction ok, it's just something general.

19-04-2006, 08:57 AM


19-04-2006, 08:58 AM

Like melons, pineapples have no built-in reserves of starch that convert to sugar- thestarch is stored in the stem of the plant rather than in the fruit itself. Just before the fruitripens completely, the starch converts to sugar and enters the fruit;

A large pineapple will have a greater proportion of edible flesh to rind and core, but small and medium- sized pineapples can still be delicious;

The fruit should be firm and plump, as well as heavy for its size, with fresh looking green leaves;

A good pineapple should be fragrant, but if the fruit is cold, the aroma may not be apparent;

The pineapple is considered to be a protective fruit;

Nutritional Value

The pineapple is the most essential foodstuff in “The Dries Cancer Diet”;

This fruit has great nutritive value;

It contains carbohydrates, proteins, fats and water.It also has calcium, phosphorous, iron, magnesium, potassium and sodium, chlorine,sulphur and manganese;

Pineapples are an excellent source of vitamin C and have vitamin A, B1 and B2;

Health Benefits

Lessens time and degree of inflammation;

Pineapple enzymes have been used with success to treat rheumatoid arthritis and tospeed tissue repair as a result of injuries, diabetic ulcers and general surgery;

Bromelain enzymes are present in raw pineapple or freshly squeezed juice;

Pineapple enzymes act specifically to break down protein, helping to ease digestion;

Reduces blood clotting and helps remove plaque from arterial walls. Studies suggest that pineapple enzymes may improve circulation in those with narrowed arteries, such as angina sufferers;

Used to help cure bronquitis, throat infections; it has a laxative effect, helps to clear digestive inflammation and intestinal fevers;

It is efficient in the treatment of arterioscleroses and anaemia;

Pineapple is an excellent cerebral toner; it combats loss of memory, sadness and melancholy;

19-04-2006, 09:01 AM

A smooth, buttery texture and a mild, nutty flavour are the hallmarks of the avocado, a tropical fruit with a unique flavour that can be used in many different ways;

On the outside it looks like a leathery pear that is sometimes called an “alligator pear” or a “butter pear”;

Nutritional Value

The third most important food in “The Dries Cancer Diet”;

Is high in vitamin E. It is also high in monounsaturated fat and calories;

It is one of the most nourishing fruits;

It has almost all vitamins, including vitamin C;

The avocado contains fourteen minerals, all regulate body functions and stimulate growth;

Its fatty substances have a good effect on the organism while animals fats have a harmful effect;

Health benefits

Avocado nourishes all the organism and helps cure several ailments;
Helps to combat harms done by eating meat, digestive problems, rheumatism, kidney, liver and skin infections;
They aid in red blood regeneration and prevent anaemia;

19-04-2006, 09:02 AM

Figs are noticed for their sweetness and soft texture – they consist of a pliable skin enclosing a sweet, even softer, fleshly interior filled with edible seeds;

Figs have the shortest life span of any fruit in the market. Once they are harvested, they last about only a week. As a consequence, about 90 percent of the world’s fig harvest is dried;

Nutritional Value

The mineral content of figs closely resembles that of human milk;

Figs are rich in both vitamins A, B1, B2 and calcium, iron, phosphorus, manganese, sodium potassium and chlorine;

Due to its high content in glucose, the most assimilative of all sugars the fig is nutritive;
Figs are high in vitamin B, that is essential in the intestine regulation, the fig has a similar function in our bodies as cereals do;

They contain mucin and pectin;

Black figs are high in potassium;

Dried figs, offer a surprisingly dense nutritional package;

Dried figs are rich in fibre, potassium, calcium, magnesium and iron, and are useful as a more nourishing substitute for sugar in cooking;

Health Benefits

The fig is oxidant, laxative, diuretic, digestible and a blood cleanser;

It is excellent for the liver;

Great producers of energy;

19-04-2006, 09:04 AM

Mangoes are round, oval, or kidney shaped, and are about the size of a small melon or large avocado.They have a smooth skin and orange yellow flesh;
When ripe, the flesh is soft and exceptionally juicy, to the point where eating a mango can be a fairly messy business, the taste, however, is matchless;
Most mangoes start off green and develop patches of gold, yellow, or red as they ripen;

Nutritional Value

Mangoes are rich in vitamins A and C;

Their content in vitamin C varies according to the type of mango;

They are a useful source of vitamin E and iron;

Ripe mangoes are rich in beta - carotene;

Mangoes have excellent nutritive qualities;

Health benefits

Mangoes are depurative and diuretic;

Are good to combat stomach acidity;

19-04-2006, 09:05 AM

Most commercial grapes grow on woody vines that are not raised from seeds, but are propagated from cuttings or grafted onto existing rootstocks;

The vine plants must be staked or trellised as they grow, to support the heavy bunches of fruit;

There are four classes of grapes: wine grapes,table grapes, raisin grapes, and sweet juice grapes.

Grapes do not mix well with other fruits so they should be eaten alone;

Nutritional Value

They are incredibly rich in vitamins A, C and P (bioflavonoids) and trace elements such as germanium and selenium;

High in water and magnesium content;

Dark grapes are high in iron;

Raisins and sultanas are a concentrated source of calories, sugar and nutrients;

Health Benefits

Grapes are considered one of the most medicinal fruits;

They are used in several cures having excellent results;

Grapes are one of the most efficient and reliable therapies that have an impressive track record for tumour reduction;

Grapes will purify the blood, invigorate the immune system, and put flesh and weight back onto bodies that have become severely wasted and weakened by cancer;

Sugar from grapes is easily digested and assimilated by the blood without tiring the digestive organ;

Grapes tonic, mineralise and renovate the tissues;

Grapes promote the action of the bowel, clean the liver and aid kidney function;

Due to their high water content they add to the fluids and help eliminate hardened deposits that may have settled in any part of the body;

They are very soothing to the nervous system;

They are good blood builders due to their high content of iron;

19-04-2006, 09:06 AM

Called also a tree melon because of its resemblance to a melon, this fruit grows on a giant herbaceous plant and not a tree;

The cultivated papaya is a melon like fruit with yellow- orange flesh enclosed in skin that ranges in colour from green to orange to rose;

At the papaya’s centre is an oblong cavity containing dozens of small black seeds. It can be round, pear-shaped, or long like a banana;

The papaya is sometimes referred to as papaw, but this is not correct, as the papaw is a separate fruit that belongs to an unrelated botanical family;

Nutritional Value

It is a valuable and delicious fruit;

Papayas are rich in several vitamins A, B, C, and D;

Rich in calcium, phosphorous and iron;

Excellent to eat in the morning for they have nutritional value that satisfies the body’s needs in the morning;

Excellent food for children because it is important for their growth;

The papaya is high in digestive properties and has a direct tonic effect on the stomach;

Health benefits

Papayas clean the digestive organ;

Papayas are diuretic, laxative and refreshing;

Helps to maintain the acid –alkaline balance of the body;

Used in the treatment of stomach ulcers and fevers;

19-04-2006, 09:07 AM

An egg-shaped tropical fruit that is also called a purple granadilla, the passion fruit has a wrinkled purple brown rind enclosing flesh – covered seeds;

The seeds are edible, so the orange pulp can be eaten straight from the shell. Its pulp is very good and highly aromatic it is used for juicing;

Nutritional Value

Rich in vitamin C and a good source of vitamin A, iron and potassium;

If eaten with the seeds, it is an excellent source of dietary fibber;

Health Benefits

Passion fruit has somniferous properties, taken before going to bed they help relax and sleep during the night;

They have febrifugal and soporific properties;

19-04-2006, 09:08 AM

Bananas have a peel that comes off easily and neatly;

A ripe banana is firm, with a plump texture, strong peel, and no trace of green on the skin;

A skin that is flecked with brown means thr fruit is good.They ripen best after they have been picked;

They can be easily digested by everyone;

Nutritional Value

Good source of potassium, whether ripe or less ripe;

Very ripe bananas are high in sugars;

Sugars in the banana are readily assimilated and they contain many vitamins and minerals;

Rich in starch and soluble fibre;

They are excellent four young children and infants;

Bananas are good in reducing diets because they satisfy the appetite and are low in fat;

Health Benefits

Potassium can help avoid and regulate high blood pressure;

Good for energetic activity. The starch in less ripe bananas resists digestion and, along with the fruit’s soluble fibre, provides a gentler, longer-lasting energy rise than most sweet foods, which is good for stamina;

Very ripe bananas are high in sugars that are readily assimilated;

They benefit muscular system and can improve stamina;

Less ripe bananas counter constipation, ripe sugary bananas help relieve diarrhoea;

Ripe bananas may raise mood and help sleep. Carbohydrates eaten with little protein are known to have a soothing effect by stimulating serotonin, a substance that raises mood;

Ripe bananas eaten on their own supply all the ingredients for this reaction: quickly absorbable carbohydrate, serotonin, its precursor trypophan and vitamin B6;

Bananas are an excellent food to treat anaemia;

Bananas feed the natural acidophilus bacteria of the bowel;

19-04-2006, 09:09 AM

Peaches are round and smooth with juicy and sweet flesh that ranges from white to intensely yellow;

Fine quality peaches are firm and free from blemishes. They have a fresh appearance. If peaches are picked green or immature they will not ripen satisfactorily;

Peaches do not gainm sugar after they are pickefor they do not have no reserve of starch.

Nutritional Value

Provide a good amount of vitamin C and A;

High sugar content;

Health Benefits

Peaches are diuretic, depurative and detoxifying so they are wonderful to eat on a weight - loss program;

The body assimilates peaches very easily;

Indicated to help lung debility, liver infections, cancer ulcers, herpes rheumatic pain, arterial hypertension and anaemia;

19-04-2006, 09:11 AM

Fresh apricots, which are among the first fruits of summer, are notable for their fragrance, delicate flavour and velvety surface.

Nutritional Value

Exceptionally high in beta-carotene. Dark orange fresh apricots are one of the top fruits for beta-carotene;

Rich in soluble fibre;

Dried apricots are rich in potassium;

Health Benefits

Foods high in beat-carotene are linked to a lower risk of heart disease, stroke, cataracts and some forms of cancer;

An intake of potassium helps avoid and regulate high blood pressure;

Steadies blood sugar levels and helps constipation. Studies have shown that a high intake of soluble fibre steadies blood sugar and energy levels by slowing digestion. It can also help to lower cholesterol level;

Dried apricots in particular help prevent and treat constipation;

Helps prevent iron deficiency. A low intake of iron is a common cause of resistance and stamina;

19-04-2006, 09:12 AM

Lemons have slin of an oily, fine texture and are heavy for their size;
They are firmbut not hard to the touch;
The bulk of lemons are either Eurekas or Lisbons;
A short neck at the stem end distinguishes Eureka lemons; Lisbons have no distinct neck, but the blossom end tapersto a pointed nipple;
Eurekas may have a few seeds and a somewhat pitted skin, while Lisbons are commonly seedless, with smoother skin. Both types have medium – thick skins and are abundantly juicy.

Nutritional Value

Rich in alkaline elements;

Lemons are very rich in acid citric and vitamin C;

They contain phosphorus, magnesium, potassium, sodium and calcium;

They are very refreshing and make a wonderful drink in the Summer and a marvellous tea in the winter;

Health Benefits

They are antiseptic, natural and secure against stomach and intestine fermentations;

Lemons are one of the most highly alkalinizing foods;

They destroy all microbes and create germ invulnerability;

Lemons are usually used in fevers and flues as well as in cleansing processes of the body;

They are very good in retaining calcium in the body;

Lemons are wonderful for throat trouble and catarrh;

19-04-2006, 09:13 AM

Grapefruit is a subtropical acid fruit, probably developed from a cross between an orange and a shaddock, a citrus fruit with thick skin, many seeds, almost no juice, and a verysour taste;

Grapefruit often has a reddish brown colour over the normal yellow. This citrus fruit combines tanginess and sweetness;

Nutritional Value

Fresh grapefruit is low in calories and is a good source of flavonoids, water-soluble fibers, potassium, vitamin C and folic acid;

Grapefruit is very rich in citric acid and their salts;

Health Benefits

Grapefruit, like other citrus fruits, has been shown to exert some anticancer effects;

Grapefruit pectin has been found to possess cholesterol-lowering action similar to that of other fruit pectins;

Normalizes hematocrit levels (refers to percentage of red blood cells per volume of blood);

When taken befor bedtime, grapefruit is conductive to a sound sleep;

Helps prevent constipation and stone formation;

Excellent aid in reducing fevers from colds and flu;

Good for any hardening of the body tissue, such as of the liver and arteries

19-04-2006, 09:14 AM

Melons are members of the Cucurbitaceae, or gourd family, they grow on vines;

Except for watermelons, all melons resemble winter squashes in structure- they have a thick flesh with a central seed-filled cavity;

Melons do not combine with other foods and should be eaten alone;

Nutritional Value

Melons are a good source of potassium, vitamin A, B, and C;

The orange flesh varieties have exceptional amounts of betacarotene;

Melons are very high in silicone especially when eaten right down to the rind;

Health Benefits

Ripe melons are refreshing, alkalising, mineralising, oxidant and diuretic;

They have an anti-clotting action on the blood;

Melons are an excellent supply of distilled water that contains the finest mineral elements;

19-04-2006, 09:15 AM

Orange trees (and orange hybrids such as tangerines and tangelos) are semitropical evergreens;

Oranges are firm, heavy for their size, and evenly shaped. The skin is smooth. Thin skinned oranges are juicier than thick skinned specimens, and small to medium – sized fruits are sweeter than the larger ones

Nutritional Value

Oranges combine vitamin C and flavanoids;

They provide pectin;

High in sodium when completely matured in the sunshine;

Oranges are one of the best sources of water - soluble vitamin C;

Health Benefit

Helps the body’s defences. Vitamin C is vital for resistance to infection, both as an oxidant and in its role in improving iron absorption. Oranges combine Vitamin C with flavorous, such as hesperidins, which seem to strengthen the vitamin’s antioxidant powers;

Anti-cancer potential – In several studies, people who eat more oranges and other citrus fruit have lower rates of some cancers, especially of the stomach. The fruit may block the possible transformation of nitrates and nitrites in foods, especially smoked, into nitosamines associated with stomach cancer;

Pectin helps lower cholesterol. Oranges provide pectin, a form of soluble fibre that helps reduce blood cholesterol, especially “bad” LDL type cholesterol;

Can improve small blood vessels strength. Flavonoids and vitamin C in oranges help maintain cell wall strength, aiding capillary circulation;

Excellent for treating overacid body conditions, constipation or a sluggish intestinal tract;

19-04-2006, 09:17 AM

Prunes are dried plums, but just not any plums: The two fruits are identical botanically;

Compared to plums that are marketed fresh, the varieties that make satisfactory prunes generally have firmer flesh, more sugar, and a higher acid content – traits that make it possible for the fruits to be dried with their pits intact without fermenting;

The transition from plum to prune is a carefully controlled process. The plums are allowed to mature on the tree until they are fully ripe and have developed their maximum sweetness. Then they are mechanically harvested and dried for 15 to 24 hours under closely monitored conditions of temperature and humidity;

Nutritional Value

Rich in magnesium, sodium, phosphorous and potassium;

Provide a useful amount of fibre and iron;

Health Benefits

Prunes have an excellent laxative effect;

They clean and unclog the liver, the digestive system and helps to overcome infections and intestinal fevers;

Due to its high content in phosphorous the prune has excellent results in cerebral debility;

19-04-2006, 09:18 AM

Tangerines are flat at the ends and have deep orange, loose fitting, pebbly skin;

Nutritional Value

High content in phosphorous, calcium and vitamin C;

Rich in magnesium and vitamins;

Health Benefits

Due to its high content in phosphorus and calcium the tangerine benefits the development of the skeleton;

With its magnesium it tonics the articulations, muscles, benefits the intestines and the nervous system;

Their vitamins content is advised against infections;

19-04-2006, 09:19 AM

Although botanically a fruit-specifically, a berry- the tomato is prepared and served as a vegetable;

Equal to oranges, both in vitamins and in alkaline elements and are the finest of foods;

Nutritional Value

Tomatoes are high in vitamin value andhave significant levels of antioxidants;

They have a small amount of beta-carotene;

Health Benefits

People who eat more of foods rich in these antioxidants have been shown to have lower levels of several forms of cancer, as well as of heart disease, stroke and cataracts;

May contain other protective substances. Tomatoes are a good source of theflavonoid substance quercetin, plus a large amount of a carotene called lycopene. Both are being investigated for their potential protective effects;

Helps remove toxins, especially uric acid;

19-04-2006, 09:20 AM

Watermelons bears more resemblance to a cucumber, with its seeds dispersed in aradical pattern throughout its flesh;

There are more than fifty varieties of watermelon. Most watermelons have familiar red flesh, but there are orange and yellow- fleshed varieties. There are also seedless varieties;

Watermelons are about 92 percent water and 8 percent sugar;

It is extraordinarily refreshing and must be eaten ripe and fresh;

Nutritional Value

Watermelons are valuable for their minerals, vitamins, sugars and pure water;;

They Provide a useful amount of fibre and iron;

Health Benefits

The water content helps to clean the kidneys from uric acid;

19-04-2006, 09:22 AM

Strawberries are known as a “false” fruit because it grows from the base and not from the ovary of the flower, therefore it is not a “true” berry;

Nutritional Value

One of the richest sources of vitamin C as well as fibber;

High content of sodium and easy assimilative iron;

Health Benefits

They are a traditional diuretic and have an excellent effect on the kidneys;

Also used to relieve rheumatism or gout;

Strawberries have an alkaline reaction in the body due to their high sodium content;

19-04-2006, 09:26 AM

A member of the rose family, the apple has a compartmented core and is classified as a pome fruit;

Nutritional Value

The apple may not be the nutritional standout of the fruit bowl, but if an apple is eaten, it will provide you with respectable amounts of soluble and insoluble fibber, some vitamin C and beta-carotene (if you eat the peal), and potassium and boron;

The fruit is fibrous, juicy and nonsticky, making it a good tooth –cleaner and a gum stimulator.

Apples contain pectin and are an alkaline food;

Health Benefits

Can reduce blood cholesterol levels, especially “bad” LDL type cholesterol. Pectin, a soluble fibre in apples, is thought to play a key part in this;

Counters constipation and diarrhoea. The specific combination of fibre types and fruit acid in apples is probably responsible for their well-known ability to prevent and treat constipation. The liquid- gelling pectin and the natural antiviral properties in apples explain their traditional use for diarrhoea;

Traditionally used for arthritis, rheumatism and gout. The apple’s benefits for digestion and the disposal of unwanted substances from the body support its reputation for helping joint problems. This may be due to a combination of actions: fruit acids that improve digestion, the antioxidant effect of the flavonoid quercetin and pectin’s ability to increase elimination.

May improve defences against illness;

19-04-2006, 09:27 AM

Nutritional Value

Due to fat content olives are highly energetic, especially when ripe, they should be used in the winter;

Olives are easy to digest if well chewed;

Black olives are better than green olives;

Health Benefits

They are recommended for tuberculosis and other chest infections as well as asthma.

19-04-2006, 09:32 AM

The protein and fat contained in many nuts and a few seeds provide a great amount of physiological fuel value to the body;

Walnuts, pine nuts, pistachios, almonds and peanuts are very rich in arginine (produces significant reductions in serum cholesterol;

Arginine inhibits fat absorption;

The inclusion of argimine-rich nuts and seeds in the diet frequently helps to prevent coronary heart disease;

Nuts are also rich in tryptophan and tyrosine, two important aminoacids for the brain;

These affect neurotransmitters or chemicals within the brain;

Tryptophan stimulates serotin, the neurotransmitter that causes a sense of relaxation;

Nuts are rich in selenium, strontium, boron and molybdenum;

Selenium is a potent oxidant, it helps protect the immune system from damage caused by free radicals;

Selenium is also vital for proper function of the pancreas and keeping muscle tissue elastic;

Strontium is vital to the production of immune system macrophages, which move about the body like garbage collectors, consuming foreign debris and harmful bacteria that may injure the system in several ways;

Strontium is also a key component in intracellular functions, it’s presence in the body keeps cells from mutating due to environmental (chemical) or social (stress) considerations;

Strontium is also involved in the bonding of calcium with magnesium, phosphorus, potassium and sodium to form strong bones;

Boron is essential for calcium uptake and healthy bones and teeth;

Molybdenum is needed in extremely small amounts for nitrogen metabolism;

Stimulates normal cell activity and is part of the enzyme system of xanthine oxidase;

Molybdenum concentrates primarily in the liver, bones, and kidneys;

Low intakes have been frequently associated with male sexual impotence, higher incidents of cancer, and frequent mouth and gum diseases in both sexes;

Brazil Nut
Cashew Nut

19-04-2006, 09:33 AM

Nutritional value

High in fat which is mainly monosaturated;

Rich source of vitamin E;

Almonds are one of the richest non-animal sources of calcium;

Health Benefits

Helps reduce blood cholesterol - although almonds are high in fat, it is mainly monounsaturated;

Vitamin E has recently emerged as very protective against death from heart disease when eaten in much higher amounts than the daily adult allowance of 10mg;

They are very nutritive, rich in fat and proteins. Their proteins have a high biological value and they are excellent substitute for meat;

Almonds are energetic and therefore advised to hard and intellectual workers and students;

Many doctors prescribe almonds to their cancer patients;

19-04-2006, 09:37 AM

Nutritional Value

This tropical nut contains exceptionally high levels of selenium;

The protein of this nut is of high biological value and recognised has complete;

Complete proteins are the ones that have all the essential aminoacids which are indispensable to life maintenance and growth;

The index of growth resulting from the use of the brazil nut is equal to the use of milk;

Rich in healthy fats it is essential for students and hard workers;

Health Benefits

Fattening food for Cancer, AIDS and other flesh-wasting diseases;

Has anticancer properties due to its exceptionally high levels of selenium;

Very important to help cure anaemia, malnourished people and tuberculoses;

19-04-2006, 09:40 AM

Nutritional Value

Cashew Nuts have a high vitamin C content as well as iron, zinc, magnesium, selenium and vitamin B1;

They also contain about 50% fat, mainly monounsaturated, so enjoy them in small amounts;

Health Benefits

Cashew nuts have antiseptic and cicatrising properties;
They are excellent for toothache and gums;

19-04-2006, 09:42 AM

NutritionaL Value

Chestnuts are energetic and many people eat them in order to perform hard work;

Health benefits

They are a good food for the liver and kidneys;

Chestnuts should be eaten with a juicy fruit to serve as a laxative because the cashew nut is astringent;

The water chestnut is excellent for intestinal discomforts due to inadequate chewing of each mouthful consumed, eating in hurry and bad food combinations;

19-04-2006, 09:45 AM

A quality coconut is heavy for its size. When shaken, the liquid inside will slosh around. A nut without liquid indicates spoilage as well as moldy or wet eyes.
The water of the coconut is notthe milk. The coconut is an essential food in "The Dries Cancer Diet"

Nutritional Value

Rich in potassium, sodium and selenium;

It is an excellent and complete food when taken in its natural form;

It’s a good substitute for egg, cheese and milk even better than all of them;

Coconut milk compares to mother's milk in its chemical balance;

Health benefits

It is well tolerated by diabetics;

Coconut is also good to develop the thorax and has a terrific effect on the nerves;

Coconut is good for arterioscleroses problems;

Plays an important part in the metabolic process of polyunsaturated fatty acids;

Prevents the development of free radicals;

19-04-2006, 09:46 AM

Nutritional Value

Contain about as much vitamin E as almonds. And are high in vitamins B1 and B6;

They are also high in fat so they should also be enjoyed in small amounts;

Hazelnut oil is delicious and suitable for use in cold dishes and for low temperature cooking;

19-04-2006, 09:48 AM

Nutritional Value

Contain about 26 percent protein-higher than dairy products, eggs, fish and many cuts of meat;

They have many of the essential B-complex vitamins including thiamine, riboflavin, and niacin as well as appreciable amounts of calcium, phosphorus, potassium, iron and magnesium – including a balanced share of calories, but no cholesterol;

Health Benefits

Peanut leaves are used to cure insomnia, haemorrhages, hypertension and elevated cholesterol levels;

19-04-2006, 09:49 AM

Nutritional Value

Provide more a good amount of vitamin E, as well as a high level of iron magnesium, manganese, zinc and vitamin B1;

19-04-2006, 09:50 AM

Nutritional Value

Pistachios are rich in potassium, phosphorous, and magnesium salts;

High lipid (fat) and protein contents;

Health benefits

The three elements above combined are an effective treatment for controlling hypertension;

All nuts and seeds are fantastic for energy needs due to their high lipid and protein contents. But pistachios give energy in an unusual way;

Glumatic acid forms an interesting partnership with gamma-aminobutyric acid (GABA and glumatine (GAM) in making the reactions of the brain run more smoothly;

G.A is a stimulant neurotransmitter; GABA is calming to the brain; and GAM is difficult to classify simply because it performs many different functions related to brain metabolism;

But the nonessential amino acid GA has the highest concentration of all the amino acids in the brain. It helps in the production of mental energy more than anything else;

19-04-2006, 09:52 AM

Nutritional Value

Rich in Omega-3 fatty acids;

High concentration of nutrients;

Good amount of ellagic acid;

Health benefits

Helps maintain heart health. Linoleic acid can reduce blood cholesterol levels. Linoleic acid and alpha-linolenic acid, and omega –3 fatty acid, discourage blood clots;

Two large-scale diet surveys showed that people who ate walnuts had a lower risk of coronary heart disease;

In a third walnuts lowered blood fats, including cholesterol, and blood pressure levels;

Omega –3 fatty acids have been used successfully to reduce the severity of rheumatoid arthritis and itchy, scaly skin conditions;

Concentration source of nutrients. The high calorie concentration in walnuts and their substantial nutrient levels, make them good for people with small appetites, such as convalescents;

Walnuts contain a fair amount of ellagic acid. It has cancer-prevention properties and it has a soothing effect on our minds and nerves, which enable us to sleep;

19-04-2006, 09:54 AM

Berries contain significant amounts of: iron, copper, manganese, zinc, molybdenum, cobalt, nickel, chromium, fluorine, selenium, silicon, rubdium, aluminium, boron, bromine and others;

Ellagic acid is a substance that reduces greatly the incidence of cancer and it is present in berries and brazil nuts;

Ellagic acid can only be used as a preventive and not as a treatment;

Hawthorn Berry

19-04-2006, 09:55 AM

Nutritional Value

Rich in flavonoids and anthocyanosides;

Dried bilberries can be taken as they are, but it is better to take a concentrated solutionof the fruit juice and drink and drink a wineglassful as required;

Health Benefits

Bilberry flavonoids strengthen the blood capillaries and improve circulation. This property may help prevent and treat problems such as chilblains, broken veins, varicose veins and poor circulation in diabetics;

Bilberry extract has been shown to help a range of eye problems. Bilberry extract taken in combination with 20mg of beta-carotene a day may improve adaptation to light and night vision;

May help the body resist illness. Bilberry anthocyanin flavonoids have antioxidant, anti-infective and anti-inflammatory actions;

Counters urinary tract infections. Blueberries contain the same compound that in cranberries prevents the main bacteria that cause urinary tract infections from gaining a hold on the bladder wall;

Traditionally used to treat diarrhoea. Eating bilberries or blueberries fresh or dried is an old remedy for diarrhoea;

Bilberries contain a significant preventive and curative antiulcer activity, which are attributed to the group of compounds in the berries themselves called anthocyanosides. This flavonoid is also common to all red and blue berries such as blackberries, cherries, blueberries and hawthorn;

The fluid extract or powder of dried bilberries has been amply documented to benefit problems of circulatory insufficiency in the extremities including feet and legs, hands and arms, as well as the head area;

In fact, the extract is well documented to reduce and even reverse damage caused by actual blood-vessel deterioration or inflammation;

It strengthens the entire vascular system and prevents leakage of fluids or cells from capillaries;

Strengthens coronary arteries and helps prevent obstruction of heart arteries by accumulation of digested fat;

Bilberry also inhibits the degradation of blood platelets;

Extract of bilberry is quite useful for the prevention and treatment of haemorrhaging and the formation of blood clots. It prevents venous insufficiency causing swelling of the ankles and feet-especially during pregnancy or as people age.

Bilberries increase enzymatic activity and energy production in the eye. Thus, it enables the eyes to receive and transmit signals better and more rapidly

19-04-2006, 09:56 AM

Nutritional Value

Blackcurrants are very high in vitamin C and also provide significant amounts of vitamin E and carotenes;

High potassium level;

Health Benefits

People who eat more of foods rich in antioxidants have been shown to have a lower rate of heart disease, stroke, cataracts and cancer;

Anthocyanin flavonoids counter the common bacteria that cause food poisoning and urinary tract infections. The high pectin level of blackcurrants can also help relieve diarrhoea, for which the fruit is traditionally used;

Anthocyanin flavonoids are anti-inflammatory, which explains why a blackcurrant drink helps to relieve a swollen, sore throat and may also be linked to its traditional use for rheumatism. Blackcurrant seeds contain 25-30% gamma-linolenic acid (GLA), a fatty acid;

Extracted from the seeds, GLA is used to treat inflammation associated with rheumatism and skin conditions, such as eczema and psoriasis. In theory, the amount of blackcurrants most people eat provides too little GLA to benefit these ailments but traditional use for rheumatism suggests they are worth trying. Grind the seeds to help make the GLA available to the body;

Diuretic with a high potassium level;

Diuretic often help those who suffer from high blood pressure and rheumatism, but deplete their potassium levels. Blackcurrants combine a diuretic effect with a high level of potassium;

19-04-2006, 09:57 AM

Nutritional Value

Cherries are have a high iron and alkaline content;

Health Benefits

Cherries are excellent, for they depurate, alkalise and mineralise our blood; They are famous for their quality to neutralise the organism acids;

They can help gout by lowering uric and acid levels;

Gout sufferers build up excess uric acid, a natural waste product of digestion, which forms into crystals in the joints leading to pain and swelling;

Acid cherries have astringent properties while sweet cherries are laxative;

Black cherries are recommended against anaemia due to their high iron content;

19-04-2006, 09:58 AM

Health Benefits

Helps prevent and treat urinary tract infections, particularly cystitis in women;

The most common bacteria causing urinary tract infections, Escherichia coli, thrives by attaching itself to the walls of the intestines and bladder. An unidentified substance in cranberry discourages the adhesion;

Can help the body’s defences – Cranberries are anti-fungal and antiviral (but not against the Candid albicans fungus that causes thrush);

May aid kidney stone sufferers- in those with kidney stones, small amounts of cranberries may help lower urine levels of calcium, preventing stone formation;

19-04-2006, 10:00 AM

Health Benefits

Gooseberry have about them certain nutritional properties that help to lower serum cholesterol in the circulating blood plasma by assisting fat metabolism within the liver;

19-04-2006, 10:01 AM

Nutritional Value

They have a high sugar- low-protein and fat content pulp;

Rich in vitamin C and bioflavonoids;

Health Benefits

These berries are active in the treatment of heart palpitations, angina, and stroke. This action is attributed in part, on the bioflavonoids such as rutin and hesperidin and vitamin C present in the berries;

19-04-2006, 10:03 AM

Nutritional Value

These berries are rich vitamin A, potassium, phosphorous and calcium;

Health Benefits

They have a strong anti-inflammatory and antiseptic action and therefore used to clean the blood, digest and refresh;

It is advised to people with acid saturated bodies as well as rheumatic problems, gout and arthritis;

15-05-2006, 01:55 PM
bad breath - gorgle with baking soda or salt + water
foot odour - sprinkle some baking soda in the shoes before wearing, during weekend put on warm cover weather, don't expose to sun (leather shoes) to kill bacteria.
- soak with baking soda + water( luke warm water)
may i know wer 2 get baking soda?

15-05-2006, 04:36 PM
may i know wer 2 get baking soda?

I think you can get it from those shop sellin' baking materials. :)

16-05-2006, 12:55 PM
10Q kokomo ;)

16-05-2006, 02:02 PM
I got to know bout this also from none other than Winnie herself. ;)

27-05-2006, 06:55 AM
In chinese culture, when bad blood circulation, you tend to encounter pain.

Stiff neck, namb finger or leg, backpain, shoulder pain and etc.

You could always apply the pain area with hot pack (from pharmacy).


The quickest way is getting a bigger watt of hair dryer, blow the affected area. It would help to relief the pain immediately. (Low watt take longer time)


27-05-2006, 07:17 AM
Pimples (May cause of poor quality of sleep)

When it appear at the tip of your nose, your diet and skin are in bad condition.

When it appear at the forehead , urinary bladder blood vessels, bladder, urinate or passing motion blood vessels
having encounter problem

When it appear at the chin, you need food or supplement which is good for waist kidney. :)

27-05-2006, 09:10 AM
Welcome back Winnie! :)

How was your trip? I believed your enjoyed yourself to the max huh ...

27-05-2006, 11:48 AM

You could see the time difference , still have jet leg problem, but able to sleep well.

The trip is tiring with all kiddos around but I learn another one thing - Coke, energy booster for the kiddos (eventhough it will lose so much of calcium). When I need the kids to be alert, I let them have Coke all day... :D

Learn that it's a good time to get property and find good career over there, I guess, it's a good start for me.

So, how's your days over here, I have no time to read all the posting, probably you could pm me.... :p